Yap awarded anew as ‘Honorary Congressman of the Year” 

Yap awarded anew as ‘Honorary Congressman of the Year” 

LAWMAKER OF THE YEAR. Benguet Cong. Eric Go Yap received his Honorary Congressman of the Year award during the Nation Builders and Mosliv Awards Night recently. Office of Cong. Eric Go Yap photo

For three straight years, Benguet Cong. Eric Go Yap was awarded Honorary Congressman of the Year during the Nation Builders and Mosliv Awards Night recently.

Organized by Sustainability Standards Inc., the Nation Builders & Mosliv Awards aims to “rally Filipinos together to join the global fight toward the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for a climate-neutral society within the next few decades.”

“This is for Benguet. Ultimately, what I do is for our people. Bonus na lang ito and gusto natin magpasalamat sa Nation Builders and Mosliv Awards for giving me this honor for the 3rd consecutive year. I am overwhelmed but it will still keep me pushing. Uhaw pa din tayo sa development and ‘yan pa din ang goal na madala natin sa bawat household,” said Yap.

Yap also expressed his gratitude and reiterated his unwavering commitment to continue serving the people of Benguet with passion and dedication and emphasized the importance of collaborative efforts in effecting positive change and vowed to remain steadfast in his pursuit of progress and development for the province.

“There are new programs na we initiated the past year, mga bago which are results nung mga feedback sa community na kailangan pa. I always ask everybody kung anong maitutulong natin and I always put effort kung paano at anong magandang programa ang gawin,” added Yap.

The Nation Builders & Mosliv Awards recognizes the various individuals’ contributions from the public service sector – the representatives, governors, and mayors, down to the barangay level and include the contributions from philanthropists from the non-government sector, CEOs, and modern Filipino and Filipina heroes, as well as the local government units, companies, and organizations that are functioning in a sustainable way, respecting the environment, bringing positive impact to their respective constituencies and communities.

Aside from filing house bills with some becoming law, Yap has also put in place livelihood programs, and policies on agriculture and infrastructure development in the province.

“We are not satisfied na gawin lang yung mandate natin as a legislator, that’s the easier part. Mas challenging yung going beyond the role, beyond the comfort zone, pero yun ang mas kailangan. We need responsive programs in place and we will not stop hangga’t nandito tayo,” the solon quipped. ### (PR)